Calamint is a very attractive bushy, perennial that should be in every garden. Clouds of tiny, lilac-mauve and white flowers and is a splendid plant for warm sunny areas of the garden. Not only does the foliage release a pleasant, aromatic fragrance but the flowers are highly attractive to all bees and butterflies. The cymes holding around 15 flowers each are a true bee pasture.
Native to Europe and the Mediterranean region and commonly known as Lesser Nepeta or Lesser Calamint, the plants produce ovate, shallowly-toothed, dark green leaves that grow to around 2cm long sit on very strong stems and are very fragrant, exuding an intense minty scent when crushed.
|Botanical Name||Calamintha nepeta|
|Seed Packet||100 Seeds|